Join The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) for our exciting Heritage Week Webinar Series focusing on the conservation of the national estate and building bridges with the heritage community. Between 20 – 23 September SAHRA will be hosting a series of webinars that focus on our areas of management in heritage conservation management. SAHRA as the national regulatory body for heritage resources management is interested in the further integration of its national management framework and is actively seeking partners that can assist us with realising our strategic objectives and creating a sustainable heritage sector in South Africa.
Please find the Heritage Week Seminar Programmes below. Click here for full details.
Archelogy, Palaeontology and Meteorites 20 September 09:00 -11:00 AM
Join SAHRA’s Archelogy, Palaeontology and Meteorites Unit as they discuss their exciting Outreach Activities and Conservation projects. This session will also dig deep into critical areas of conservation management in APM such Permitting Polices.
Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage 20 September 12:00 – 14:00 PM
Dive in with SAHRA’s Maritime and Under Water Cultural Heritage Unit as they discuss exciting future projects such as the Floatsam and Jetsam project with City of Cape Town and Iziko as well as the 2019 Wreck Resources Permitting Policy and Guideline.
Built Environment 21 September 09:00 – 11:00 AM
The BEU of SAHRA will be discussing crucial areas of interest affecting the heritage landscape such as District 6 and Khoi and San sites of significance. The BEU will also focus on the 2020 Guideline for Permitting as well as Best Practices in Conservation
Burial Grounds and Graves 21 September 12:00 -14:00 PM
The Dead speak the Loudest. Join SAHRA’s Burial Grounds and Graves Unit as they talk all things graves: from the impacts of forced removals, the BGG Permitting Policy, the Memorisation of our Liberation Struggle Icons and many more.
Heritage Objects 22 September 09:00 : 11:00 AM
Join SAHRA’s Heritage Objects Unit as they explore the current status in the management and conservation of movable heritage objects: Export, Specifically Declared Objects/Collections, Alienation Policy and much more. We look forward to engaging all stakeholders.
National Inventory 22 September 12:00 – 14:00 PM
Section 39 of the NHRA mandates SAHRA, through the National Inventory Unit (NIU), to consolidate, co-ordinate, compile and maintain the primary database of heritage resources (i.e., inventory of the national estate).
Strategic Coordination Workshop 23 September 10:00 – 13:00
SAHRA as the national regulatory body for heritage resources management is interested in the further integration of its national management framework and is actively seeking partners that can assist us with realising our strategic objectives and creating a sustainable heritage sector in South Africa. Join SAHRA for our Strategic Coordination Workshop where we invite all stakeholders in the South African Heritage Community to explore strategic partnerships for the enhancement of the South African Heritage Landscape.